Saturday January 15 2011
Robinho: 'I'm not meant to score'

Robinho assures wasting scoring opportunities at Milan is not a problem. “It is not my job to score goals.”

The Brazilian has impressed with his work rate so far this season, but in each game seems to miss a series of great chances.

“People say I waste too many chances, but I replied that it is not my job to score goals,” said the former Manchester City striker.

“My purpose is to help set up the likes of Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Alexandre Pato, while the only team has to lend a hand. If I happen to score a goal, then that'll make me extra happy.

“People say my personality is a problem, but look back over my career and you won't find a single argument with a Coach or teammate in my career,” continued Robinho.

“I reached the Rossoneri at the right time. I want to win and so do Milan, which is why we are forced to play every game to the death.”

Robinho famously flopped at Manchester City and blamed homesickness.

“I knew it would be lovely at Milan. Rivaldo, Kaka and Ronaldinho told me about this wonderful place and their response has made me proud.

“It's a pity Ronaldinho has left, but the number of Brazilians at Milan does help me to feel a little more at home.

“Even without Ronaldinho, we'll manage to turn San Siro into a samba hall to celebrate.”